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​Individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 could save the lives of others by donating their plasma.
​Numbers released Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Health indicate 652 new COVID-19 cases bringing Minnesota’s Cumulative total to 21,960 positive cases of the Coronavirus in the state, out of…
Post Office Says Carriers Need Social-Distancing Too
Numbers released Monday by the Minnesota Department of Health indicate 745 new COVID-19 cases bringing Minnesota’s Cumulative total to 21,315 positive cases of the Coronavirus in the state, out of…
​Numbers released Sunday by the Minnesota Department of Health indicate 847 new COVID-19 cases bringing Minnesota’s Cumulative total to 20,573 positive cases of the Coronavirus in the state, out of…

National News Stories

Privacy, security concerns as India forces virus-tracing app on millions

May 27, 2020

Privacy and legal experts raise red flags as many are forced to download an app one politician calls a "sophisticated surveillance system."

Only half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine, poll shows

May 27, 2020

Among the fifth who told AP/NORC Center pollsters they wouldn't, safety worries were the top concern.

LA retail stores to reopen with in-person shopping, mayor says

May 26, 2020

Personal service locations like hair salons will not yet be permitted to reopen, and dining in at restaurants still won't be allowed.

Apple to reopen 100 stores in the U.S. this week

May 26, 2020

Some of the iPhone maker's retail outlets will require both workers and customers to wear masks.

Trump mocks Biden for wearing a face mask

May 26, 2020

President Trump on Twitter mocked former Vice President Joe Biden for wearing a face mask and amplified an unfounded conspiracy theory involving Joe Scarborough. Ben Tracey reports.

Latest Information from CDC

Resources for State, Local, Territorial and Tribal Health Departments

May 26, 2020

Resources for State, Local, Territorial and Tribal Health Departments

Investigating a COVID-19 Case

May 25, 2020

Investigating a COVID-19 Case

Appendices

May 25, 2020

Appendices

Building Community Support

May 25, 2020

Building Community Support

Data Management for Assigning and Managing Investigations

May 25, 2020

Data Management for Assigning and Managing Investigations

Evaluating Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Success

May 25, 2020

Evaluating Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Success

Confidentiality and Consent

May 25, 2020

Confidentiality and Consent

Support Services

May 25, 2020

Support Services

Digital Contact Tracing Tools

May 25, 2020

Digital Contact Tracing Tools

Interim Guidance on Developing a COVID-19 Case Investigation & Contact Tracing Plan: Overview

May 25, 2020

Interim Guidance on Developing a COVID-19 Case Investigation & Contact Tracing Plan: Overview